While Indian Prime Minister Modi Indian and President Trump Held Honds at Howdi Modi Event on Sunday September 22 2019 for a physical show of the message that each had come to Houston to convey: that India and the U.S. have never been closer allies, Outside NRG, there were hordes of Modi detractors. A crowd that protest organizers estimated to be between 15,000 and 20,000 decried Modi’s appearance. But other than a few taunts exchanged as supporters exited the event, there was no conflict between the groups.
Among The Protesters Hena Zuberi, director of outreach for the human rights organization Justice for All, said she was encouraged by the diversity of the protesters, which included Sikhs, Muslims and Christians.
Some Protesters Claimed that Under Prime Minister Modi an ethnic cleansing of Muslims is taking place in India and Kashmir, with media blockage and curfews that are leaving kids out of school, patients out of hospitals in Kashmir.